Helping Others - Project to share


I recently went to an event with my friend Janet. It was a girls night out put on by the Fish Radio station. Featured artist was Heather Williams, a wonderful singer and a amazing story of her life. Special guest was Caroline Barnett from the Dream Center in L.A.. We had a wonderful time at the event. They also had many vendors there to talk with. I had an opportunity to speak with a woman that is involved with the Dream Center in a new ministry to their already many wonderful ministries. She is involved with the ministry that is helping to rescue girls from human trafficking. You may not have heard of human trafficking or even believe it exist right here in the United States or even right here in our own backyard of California, but it does. I have some friends that have been involved with another organization for awhile. I really didn't know how bad this is until the statics were shared with me. I asked this woman how I could help. She mentioned a couple of ways and crafting came up. Well you all know that I have been blessed with the ability to do many crafts and believe that the skills and knowledge is not for myself but to share and teach others. I offered to plan a project for the girls. I took time today to test out my idea and made a couple of samples. I am pleased how they turned out. I decided to decorate picture frames. The message to mat the photo on says "Beautiful One I Adore". I want these girls to know that they are beautiful and adored by God. I want to take their picture and have them put it into the frame they will get to decorate. A picture to remind them of their new life and beginning and to know they have a God that loves and adores them. A bible verse that came to me is from
Psalm 18: 1 - 6 How I love you, LORD! You are my defender. The LORD is my protector; he is my strong fortress. My God is my protection, and with him I am safe. He protects me like a shield; he defends me and keeps me safe. I call to the LORD, and he saves me from my enemies. Praise the LORD! The danger of death was all around me; the waves of destruction rolled over me. The danger of death was around me, and the grave set its trap for me. In my trouble I called to the LORD; I called to my God for help. In his temple he heard my voice; he listened to my cry for help.
There are millions of people in slavery across the world. We can do something to help.
I know personally how I feel when I accomplish something and many of you have shared with me how you feel when you get to be creative. Having the chance to have a creative outlet can be a healing experience.
Here are some facts out human trafficking. There are many more opportunities you can help the Dream Center. There are many more organizations that could use volunteers. Check out today what you can do to make someone else's life better.
These are the frames I made today. I think the girls would really enjoy making one of their own and personalizing it for themselves.

Blessings, Diane

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